Cherokee County Contact Information
Monita DawkinsCounty Director
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cherokee County DSS
1434 N. Limestone St.
Gaffney, SC 29342
Abuse and Neglect Reporting Hotline
To report known or suspected abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult, call the SCDSS 24/7 Abuse & Neglect Reporting Hotline:
1-888-CARE4US or 1-888-227-3487
(864) 487-2704 Main
(864) 487-2512 Fax
(888) 828-3555 Heartfelt Calling Foster Home Licensing
(864) 282-4730 Upstate Region Adoptions
(888) 839-0155 Upstate Region Kinship Care
Submit SNAP/TANF verification information by fax or email: Cherokee.FA@dss.sc.gov
(Must include SNAP/TANF case number.)
Please do not report abuse or neglect of a child or an adult through email. Use the intake number above to make an anonymous report.
- Upstate Region
- Midlands Region
- Lowcountry Region
- Pee Dee Region
Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency? Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form here with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.